Wyoming

By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — When Cecil and Bridget Gallagher decided to open a corn maze on their Clark property, safety was one of their main concerns. Inviting the public to your farm has risks. But they never thought grizzlies would be one of them.  Cecil,...
By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com   Wayne Moccasin drove his white Ford Explorer up one hillock after another in search of the most panoramic view of his family’s 2,000 acres on the Crow Indian Reservation, just north of the Wyoming-Montana line. The sun was sinking behind the Bighorn mountains through...
By Colin Tiernan Douglas Budget Via Wyoming News Exchange   DOUGLAS — For the first time, Wyoming State Fair decisions will be made by a diverse board, with representation from groups all around the state.  “I think this change is long overdue, but it’s better late than never,” Sen. Brian Boner, R–...
By Robert Galbreath Sublette Examiner Via Wyoming News Exchange   PINEDALE – Containment on the Roosevelt Fire reached 60 percent on Monday as firefighters secured the lines along the northern and eastern edges of the blaze.  Monday’s figure is significantly higher than the 45 percent containment...
By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — With a state education deficit of more than $300 million this biennium, the Wyoming Legislature is looking under every stone for revenue. Some proposals could cost anglers and hunters more in fees — and possibly change the way you...
By Heather Richards Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — An oil and gas firm is seeking help from the courts to stop Peabody Energy from destroying wells in a case of conflicting rights to produce coal or oil and gas. Berenergy and the coal giant have overlapping lease rights in...
By Gregory R.C. Hasman Rocket Miner Via Wyoming News Exchange   ROCK SPRINGS — Some say a proposed measure to lift the wilderness study area designations in Wyoming is the right move and needs to be done as soon as possible while others say it does not give the public time to weigh in. Rep. Liz...
By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers recommended providing $26.6 million to school districts here via an inflation adjustment Friday, less than 24 hours after a coalition of districts distributed a letter from an attorney criticizing the state’s...
By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — What a difference a decade makes. In the electricity production industry, coal was not only king 10 short years ago, it was the conquering emperor, and the Powder River Basin was its seat of power. The PRB saw a record...
By Ann Jantz Rocket Miner Via Wyoming News Exchange   ROCK SPRINGS – It started out like any other ordinary hunting trip. Steve Knezovich and his son Dakota were out in the Bridger-Teton National Forest wilderness doing what any other hunter does at this time of year — looking for game. Instead,...

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